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alveolar

  

      adj  
1      (Anatomy)   of, relating to, or resembling an alveolus  
2    denoting the part of the jawbone containing the roots of the teeth  
3    (of a consonant) articulated with the tongue in contact with the projecting part of the jawbone immediately behind the upper teeth  
      n  
4    an alveolar consonant, such as the speech sounds written t, d, and s in English  
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